MLA has a number of committees that current MLA members volunteer to sit on each year. Below you will find a list of the active committees and information about them. Terms of reference for each committee are available below.
Advocacy Standing Committee
Communications Standing Committee
Finance Standing Committee
The Finance Standing Committee is responsible for the finances of the Manitoba Library Association, proposing its annual budget, reporting on income and spending, and building revenue sources to ensure its fiscal stability and long-term economic health.
The Prison Libraries Committee (PLC) of the Manitoba Library Association (MLA) is a volunteer group that provides collections, programming and library awareness for incarcerated and reintegrating men and women in the justice system.
Scholarships & Awards Standing Committee
The Manitoba Library Association administers the selection of candidates for the John Edwin Bissett Memorial Fund (bursary) and the Jean Thorunn Law Scholarship. These scholarships provide funding assistance to Manitobans attending library school. The Winnipeg Foundation holds the funds in trust and handles all financial aspects. MLA provides the selection committee. Its intent is to select suitable candidates to receive two graduate library bursary/awards held in trust at the Winnipeg Foundation.